Deborah Tannen

You Were Always
Mom's Favorite!:

Sisters in Conversation Throughout Their Lives

You're Wearing THAT?:
Understanding Mothers and Daughters in Conversation

I Only Say This Because
I Love You:

Talking to Your Parents, Partner, Sibs, and Kids When You're All Adults

The Argument Culture:
Stopping America's War of Words

Talking from 9 to 5:
Women and Men at Work

You Just Don't Understand:

Women and Men in Conversation

That's Not What I Meant!:

How Conversational Style Makes or Breaks Relationships



"An Act of Devotion" (one-act play). Commissioned by McCarter Theater, Princeton, NJ. Published in The Best American Short Plays: 1993-1994 (New York: Applause Books, 1994, pp. 217-230).
"Sisters" (one-act play).


"An Act of Devotion" and "Sisters" were performed together as a single production, "Acts of Devotion," by Horizons Theater, 1995.




© 2009 Deborah Tannen